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Minasolve is a French cosmetic ingredients supplier, with a special focus on multifunctional, nature-derived and sustainable products. Today the personal care industry is striving to find natural ingredients that function as well as their synthetic counterparts. Minasolve, together with its sister company Pennakem/USA, has made great strides in this area by introducing A-Leen 5, a sugar cane bagasse based version of Pentylene Glycol. The ingredient has been granted EcoCert and COSMOS certification in the EU and has received the Green Ingredient Silver Award at In-Cosmetics in 2014. This innovation allows customers to use a green variant of a well-known ingredient at competitive price, without any formulation challenges. The high quality of A-Leen 5 was recognized by many cosmetic producers all over the world, including luxury brands.
A-Leen 5 Minasolve
  • INCI Name:
    Pentylene Glycol
A-Leen 5 is the unique renewable alternative to petro-sourced Pentylene Glycol, which is a widely used moisturizing and skin-conditioning agent. The ingredient has further proven its activity against yeasts, molds and bacteria as an alternative to convent...view more A-Leen 5 is the unique renewable alternative to petro-sourced Pentylene Glycol, which is a widely used moisturizing and skin-conditioning agent. The ingredient has further proven its activity against yeasts, molds and bacteria as an alternative to conventional preservatives for skin care, hair care, makeup and toiletries. It also serves as a booster for conventional or alternative preservatives. This ingredient was granted EcoCert, COSMOS and Natrue certifications and it is a USDA Certified Biobased Product. view less
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E-Leen Green B Minasolve
  • INCI Name:
    Pentylene Glycol (and) Water (and) Sodium Benzoate (and) Benzoic Acid
E-Leen Green B is a patented and COSMOS approved dual-functional solution for the microbial protection of cosmetics and for skin moisturization. This “two in one” activity helps to simplify formulations to their essentials. The broad spectrum anti-microbi...view more E-Leen Green B is a patented and COSMOS approved dual-functional solution for the microbial protection of cosmetics and for skin moisturization. This “two in one” activity helps to simplify formulations to their essentials. The broad spectrum anti-microbial activity ensures complete protection of water-based cosmetics. The optimized composition ensures maximum availability of E-Leen Green B within the aqueous phase, thus ensuring effective formula protection. The long lasting skin moisturizing effect of E-Leen Green B is comparable to that of glycerin. It contributes to a pleasant, non-sticky and non-greasy skin feel of personal care products. E-Leen Green B is an easy to handle liquid that is water soluble, colourless, and practically odourless. It provides an appropriate preservative solution for skin care, hair care, makeup and toiletries applications, including organic and natural cosmetics. E-Leen Green B is globally approved. view less
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E-Leen Green C Minasolve
  • INCI Name:
    Pentylene Glycol (and) Glyceryl Caprylate/Caprate
E-Leen Green C is a sustainable, mild and multifunctional solution for the microbial protection of cosmetics and for the long lasting moisturizing and conditioning of the skin. It contributes to a pleasant, non-sticky and non-greasy skin feel. E-Leen Gree...view more E-Leen Green C is a sustainable, mild and multifunctional solution for the microbial protection of cosmetics and for the long lasting moisturizing and conditioning of the skin. It contributes to a pleasant, non-sticky and non-greasy skin feel. E-Leen Green C consists of 100 % nature-derived components, produced from renewable resources, and it is free of listed preservatives. E-Leen Green C shows a broad spectrum anti-microbial activity and helps to protect all kinds of cosmetic products against microbial degradation up to pH 7. It is especially effective against bacteria and yeasts. Its major ingredient, bio-sourced Pentylene Glycol, is sustainably made from sugar cane bagasse. The blend is COSMOS-approved and suitable for eco-certified cosmetics. view less
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EasySafe GC 8 Minasolve
  • INCI Name:
    Caprylyl Glycol (and) Glyceryl Caprylate/Caprate (and) Glycerin
EasySafe GC 8 is a mild and easy to use skin humectant that creates self-preserving cosmetics. It is free of fragrances and therefore suitable for low-odour products. EasySafe GC 8 is also free of conventional preservatives. Nonetheless it demonstrates a...view more EasySafe GC 8 is a mild and easy to use skin humectant that creates self-preserving cosmetics. It is free of fragrances and therefore suitable for low-odour products. EasySafe GC 8 is also free of conventional preservatives. Nonetheless it demonstrates a broadspectrum antimicrobial activity against yeasts, moulds, and bacteria. EasySafe GC 8 is non-ionic and therefore exhibits an antimicrobial effect up to pH 7. EasySafe GC 8 is readily bio-degradable. Being free of allergens, it is particularly suitable for mild formulations. view less
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EasySafe Green A Minasolve
  • INCI Name:
    Pentylene Glycol (and) Phenylpropanol
EasySafe Green A is a non-ionic multifunctional ingredient for the microbial protection of cosmetics and for the moisturizing and conditioning of the skin. It creates self-preserved formulations over a large pH range and is free of listed preservatives. I...view more EasySafe Green A is a non-ionic multifunctional ingredient for the microbial protection of cosmetics and for the moisturizing and conditioning of the skin. It creates self-preserved formulations over a large pH range and is free of listed preservatives. It consists of nature-derived & nature-identical components. Its major ingredient, bio-sourced Pentylene Glycol (A-Leen™ 5), is sustainably made from sugar cane bagasse. Being based on Phenylpropanol, EasySafe Green A provides a pleasent floral odour. It shows a broad spectrum anti-microbial activity and helps to protect all types of cosmetic products against microbial degradation. view less
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MinaSolve™ CapEasy Minasolve
  • INCI Name:
    Water (and) Capryloyl Glycine (and) Sodium Bicarbonate
MinaSolve™ CapEasy is a patent-pending new liquid form of Capryloyl Glycine, a multi-functional ingredient for the cleansing and protection of skin and scalp. MinaSolve™ CapEasy is easier to use than the common powder form of Capryloyl Glycine. This produ...view more MinaSolve™ CapEasy is a patent-pending new liquid form of Capryloyl Glycine, a multi-functional ingredient for the cleansing and protection of skin and scalp. MinaSolve™ CapEasy is easier to use than the common powder form of Capryloyl Glycine. This product is a mild anti-acne ingredient: it reduces sebum production by inhibiting the enzyme 5α-reductase. It also inhibits the growth of Propionibacterium acnes. Furthermore it functions as a water-soluble anti-dandruff ingredient: it shows anti-microbial activity against the yeast Malassezia furfur (Pityrosporum ovale), and it simultaneously reduces the production of fat by the scalp. MinaSolve™ CapEasy can be used in deodorant applications: it inhibits the growth of bacteria that are involved in the formation of body odours. This product can also help to protect cosmetic formulations, thanks to its general anti-microbial properties. it can be used to reduce or even substitute traditional preservatives. view less
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